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Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal   

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The MDV Mini DejaVibe from Fulltone gives you the vintage experience of a '60s Univibe-you can't get more accurate than exact. The Mini DejaVibe deli...Read More

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Univibe tone straight out of the '60s-perfectly replicated down to the smallest detail.

The MDV Mini DejaVibe from Fulltone gives you the vintage experience of a '60s Univibe-you can't get more accurate than exact. The Mini DejaVibe delivers that dripping Phase-Chorused tone, the very same effect that made Jimi Hendrix's "Machine Gun" so epic. The Fulltone pedal comes in a beautiful vintage Cream color with maroon lettering on a sturdy 16-gauge steel housing that measures only 4" x 5-3/4".

Now it's tiny enough to fit on the most cluttered pedal board, and because of the mini-DV's unique voltage doubling circuit, you can use any standard 18V adapter (one is included), and inside the MDV pedal the power is ramped up to the original Univibe's 18+ volts DC.

The mini-DejaVibe chorus pedal also has a mini-toggle switch to choose between Vintage and Modern settings, allowing for warm original Vintage '60s Univibe grind and louder, with more output (Modern setting).

FEATURES
  • An exact copy of a vintage 1960s Univibe
  • Delivers classic phase-chorus tone
  • Modern and Vintage modes
  • Vibrato/Chorus Switch
  • Volume, Intensity and Speed knobs
  • Classic retro looks
  • Glass-covered, hermetically sealed photocell
  • Includes 18V power supply unit

Take your tone back in time with the Mini DejaVibe—order now.

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FulltoneMDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (5)
  • Compact (4)
  • Responsive (4)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (5)
  • Home studio (4)
  • Professional recording (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My Vibe of Choice

I have noticed the comments on this pedal range from great to awful. I have a lot of experience with vibe pedals and I own this pedal, so I will share my experience....Read complete review

I have noticed the comments on this pedal range from great to awful. I have a lot of experience with vibe pedals and I own this pedal, so I will share my experience. This vibe is a bit more subtle than others I have tried or owned, and this is where I think some of the bad reviews come from. The modulation or phase shifting doesn't go to the extremes of others as far as depth or saturation. However, this vibe has thickness and warmth that I can't get from others out there, which is why it remains on my board. The pulse or wobble is spot-on in my opinion, and it has just enough modulation or phase-shifting to give it a lush sound.

If you are looking for over-the-top modulation then look elsewhere. I think this vibe has a nice balance of wobble and modulation, just enough to give good color to your tone without things getting messy. I use a Malmsteen Strat and have no trouble getting Hendrix style vibe-tones when I want to. I also use it to add color to my own creations. It also works very well with my FullDrive 2. One last comment, this vibe really opens up at stage volume - the "thump" or "wobble" really come out on stage, so keep this in mind when playing at home or at lower volumes. I think it is a great buy for an authentic lamp and photo-cell vibe.

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Does not work with Humbuckers

The Fulltone Deja Vibe is awesome with a Strat. Seriously, gooey, liquidy, deep, beautiful. But with humbuckers (such as on a Les Paul) there is a buzzing that comes in,...Read complete review

The Fulltone Deja Vibe is awesome with a Strat. Seriously, gooey, liquidy, deep, beautiful. But with humbuckers (such as on a Les Paul) there is a buzzing that comes in, especially when you play lower notes, that ruins your sound. I've bought two and both had this issue. I may try a T-Rex Viper instead, but that's much more expensive. If you have humbuckers, don't buy this pedal. Seriously.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fulltone Mini DejaVibe

By dTd

from CT

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Good Selection Of Effects
  • Responsive
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

    If you're looking for the original univibe sound look no further because this is it. If it's good enough for Robin Trower it's good enough for me.

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    5.0

    Great pedal, great telephone support, great company!

    By Alutok

    from Connecticut

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    Ask me a question

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Responsive
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

      Great item by Fulltone.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Original Vibe Sounds

      By BigJay

      from New York, NY

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Responsive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

        I got this pedal about 4 years ago, and I recently "rediscovered" it, because I wanted to put together a new pedalboard for gigging. This pedal does exactly what it's meant to do: give you that original vibe sound. Be warned though, DO NOT PLACE THIS PEDAL AFTER YOUR ODs/Distortions/Fuzz, in my experience it makes the Vibe sound too thin. Hope this helps your decision!

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        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        So much confusion about Vibes...

        By Paul COT

        from McKinney, TX

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        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Excellent Sound Quality
        • Responsive
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

          Bottom line, photocell circuit, peerless when it comes to real organic vibe tones. Fuller goes to extremes with his circuit, custom made components, attention to detail and construction. I traded my MDV1 on the new MDV3 which promises to be a treat. Want less subtle effect, put it in front of ODs like Trower does now. The original univibe really was not all that as a pedal and quality, these are much better. Do not buy into the tweaked phaser circuit or the LED circuits, nothing does it like the photocell and Fuller does this circuit better than anyone. I've used them all and I keep coming back to Fulltone. It's all how you use it and where you put it.

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          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          My Vibe of Choice

          By EM

          from Central California

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Authentic Circuit
          • Compact Design
          • Excellent Sound Quality
          • Very Reliable

          Cons

          • Too subtle for some

          Best Uses

          • Performances

          Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

          I have noticed the comments on this pedal range from great to awful. I have a lot of experience with vibe pedals and I own this pedal, so I will share my experience. This vibe is a bit more subtle than others I have tried or owned, and this is where I think some of the bad reviews come from. The modulation or phase shifting doesn't go to the extremes of others as far as depth or saturation. However, this vibe has thickness and warmth that I can't get from others out there, which is why it remains on my board. The pulse or wobble is spot-on in my opinion, and it has just enough modulation or phase-shifting to give it a lush sound.

          If you are looking for over-the-top modulation then look elsewhere. I think this vibe has a nice balance of wobble and modulation, just enough to give good color to your tone without things getting messy. I use a Malmsteen Strat and have no trouble getting Hendrix style vibe-tones when I want to. I also use it to add color to my own creations. It also works very well with my FullDrive 2. One last comment, this vibe really opens up at stage volume - the "thump" or "wobble" really come out on stage, so keep this in mind when playing at home or at lower volumes. I think it is a great buy for an authentic lamp and photo-cell vibe.

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          (4 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          seriously?

          By Austintucky

          from on the road

          Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

          After hearing so much boasting from the Fulltone website about how he copied the EXACT original Uni-Vibe pedal, I was expecting a whole lot more. I played this and the MDV-2, they BOTH have this really odd sound that happens toward the end of the rotating effect that sounds like you're doing a quick dive with a wammy bar. this was more apparent on the "vibrato" selection than the "chorus", but the switch from "modern" to "vintage" seemed to have no effect on this diving sound. I compared both of these pedals side by side to a Voodoo Lab "Micro Vibe" and thought the Micro Vibe sounded infinitely better and is significantly cheaper, and also true-bypass. this detail could be desired for some kinds of music i'm sure, but it definitely is NOT the same effect used by Hendrix in "Machine Gun" for example, as it is boasted to be. i would encourage readers to play them for themselves first, but i would highly recommend you compare it to a Micro Vibe before making the purchase. I played these with an American Strat through a Blackface Super Reverb (and no, the amp vibrato wasn't on before anyone asks this ridiculous question :) I played them all in line together, I played them plugged in one at a time. Also, neither of these DejaVibe's have battery hookups, you have to run a 9V power supply. If you have any Fuzz pedal in your chain, this is a serious problem.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Fantastic Vibe Clone

          By hatching

          from Toronto

          Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

          If you want that classic vibe sound, look no further. This thing is awesome. Personally I find it works 1000% better in front of overdrive pedals, but that's personal choice. Also sadly seems to work a bit better with single coils, but still sounds amazing on humbuckers. Again personal choice. Vibrato channel sucks, but who buys a vibe for that anyways? The speed knob is big enough to adjust with your foot on the fly, which is a big plus. This is probably the best vibe clone out there. If you can afford it, I'd highly recommend it.

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          The real thing

          By Anonymous

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

          If you need to play Bridge of Sighs or Machine Gun, crank some distortion and this gets you the sound. With cleaner settings, you can channel Gilmour. Fulltone uses the right (crazy!) circuit design and protects it inside a bullet-proof box. One smaller maker of vibes puts the oversize speed knob on the side, which is smarter for foot-controlling it. (Retro-man's UberVibe) But you'll pay more for that, and otherwise the design is fine. Tonal options are also good.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Excellent Vibe

          By Strat4Me

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

          Fuller has hit a home run with this Vibe! This MiniDejavibe is all about tone. I find it to be a very authentic sounding Univibe clone. Very liquid and watery sounding with a huge throb, and works good for much more than Hendrix,Trower, SRV, Pink Floyd, etc. I primarily use it with my Strats as they are my prefered guitar, but I also get great tones with my humbucker equipped guitars, as well as a Less Paul loaded with P90's. For my needs it serves me much better than my Phasers, and gives me better tone and more controll over type of sound and effect. Yes, I consider this MiniDejavibe to be among the very best Univibe type pedals ever. It is a nice small size, and as a bonus the speed knob is easy to adjust with my feet too.

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          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Does not work with Humbuckers

          By NoDejaViber

          from Philadelphia

          Comments about Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe/Chorus Pedal:

          The Fulltone Deja Vibe is awesome with a Strat. Seriously, gooey, liquidy, deep, beautiful. But with humbuckers (such as on a Les Paul) there is a buzzing that comes in, especially when you play lower notes, that ruins your sound. I've bought two and both had this issue. I may try a T-Rex Viper instead, but that's much more expensive. If you have humbuckers, don't buy this pedal. Seriously.

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